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Current Road Status

There are some road closures in Wairoa District. Please read below for more information.

Road Hazards and Closures

Roading

Wairoa District Council is responsible for the maintenance of around 830km of roads around the district, not including State Highways, which are taken care of by the NZ Transport Agency. With such a vast network of routes, it is not surprising that 50 percent of rates go towards roading.

The Infrastructure Business Unit (IBU) is responsible for managing the maintenance of the road, while the actual work is carried out by contractors. It's a big job, which is why it has a dedicated team assigned to the task.

IBU is also responsible for organising emergency repair work during times of flooding.


 

Road Location Status Comments Updated
 
Cricklewood Road

27.5km

One lane Dropout. Light vehicle access only. 19.09.17, 4.32pm
Waireka Road

Waireka Bluffs

One lane Slip 19.09.17, 4.32pm
Mangapoike Road

Approx 24km

One lane Slip 19.09.17, 4.32pm
Willowflat Road

14km

One lane Slip 19.09.17, 4.32pm
Ruakituri Road

6km approx.

One lane Slips and trees 19.09.17, 4.32pm
Special Purpose Road 38 & SH38

2.4km

One lane Slip. Large Rock. Caution 19.09.17, 4.32pm
Mangaone Road

5km

4WD vehicles only Road slumping 10.07.2017, 3.55pm 
Nūhaka - Opoutama Road

8.100km
(Blowhole)

caution

Road has been realigned around dropout. Speed restrictions in place. One lane only.

26.06.2017, 09.25am
Tuai Main Road 1.2km caution Bypass constructed around dropout 26.06.2017, 09.25am

Please also have a look at the NZTA website for the status of the State Highways.


 

Road Safe Hawke's Bayroading road safe hawkes bay

Road Safe Hawke's Bay is a Business Unit of the Hawke's Bay Regional Council, this was formalised in 2009. We are a Regional resource providing road safety education services across each of the districts. We have staff based in Wairoa, Napier and Central Hawkes Bay.

OUR MISSION

Reduce the incidence and severity of road traffic crashes with a focus on alcohol and drug driving, speed, intersections, vulnerable road users including pedestrians, motorcyclists and cyclist.

Visit our website at www.roadsafehb.org.nz.

Application Forms

Click here for the Application Forms

To apply for a heavy vehicle permit, apply online on the NZTA website.

Contact

If you have any concerns about roading, please contact the Wairoa District Council.

+64 6 838 7309

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